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Bookmarks: Friendship by Emily Gould

Friendship by Emily Gould Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux July, 2014, 272 pgs   It is almost impossible to discuss Emily Gould’s debut novel without discussing her biography or the controversy surrounding both her and the novel’s critical reception. Gould made a...

The Artists’ Studio: July 31, 2014

July Evening Light, Seneca Lake, Burdett, NY. Brian Keeler.   First Friday Scranton Highlights   All four seasons in The 570 have something wonderful to offer, but it’s hard not to be a little partial to the more temperate summer weather that pumps up the...

Live Music in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

July 31 to Aug. 6   Clubs Thursday, July 31 Bar on Oak, Pittston Township — The Tones Breakers @ Mohegan Sun, Plains — Gone Crazy Chestnut Street Tavern, Dunmore — DJ Deborah Deer Head Inn, Delaware Water Gap — Jazz Jam w/Bill Goodwin & Friends River Street...

Concerts in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Concerts in the 570 and beyond F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: (570) 826-1100 The Irish Rovers, Aug. 24 Willie Nelson and Family, Sept. 11 The Wailers, Oct. 10 Gypsies Lounge & Night Club, Mount Airy Casino Resort Tickets: (877) 682-4791 Rockstar Energy...

Things to do in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Shake It Up Fronted by guitarist and vocalist Kari Speiler, this weekend’s Harmony Presents featured act Swear and Shake, is kicking off its summer tour in The 570. The young band formed on the campus of SUNY Purchase in April 2010 and released its latest album, Maple...

LET THE MAYHEM BEGIN

Avenged Sevenfold, Korn and Co. bring the Mayhem Festival to Montage Mountain   The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s biggest heavy music touring festival, is switching things up a bit in its seventh year on the summer road. Not only is the tour...

Up Close: Matthew and Pati Bobeck

Up Close & Personal Eye in the Sky We all remember when a certain pizza company said they’d get our pizzas to us in “30 minutes or less,” but that promise ended when there were safety issues with delivery vehicles driving too fast. What if your pizza could fly?...

Bartender: Michael Fata

NAME: Michael Fata BAR: Morgan’Z, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “Morgan’Z Bahama Mama” — Light rum, Myers’s dark rum, Kahlua and pineapple juice. Shaken and served in pint glass with fresh...

Traffic Jam

The Good Kind of Traffic Jam Considering his work with acts like Traffic, Fleetwood Mac, Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson (just to name a few), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dave Mason is indeed a rock guitar legend. You can catch Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam this...

Headphones

Get Wrecked Brian Langan and Conor McGuigan, the dynamic and dancing duo behind the Panked! dance parties, are ready get the dance floor full of booty shaking and sandy mischief. ShipWRECKED Panked! happens Thursday, July 31, at The Bog, 341 Adams Ave., Scranton....

Sounds

MOVE TO THIS CHROMEO — White Women THE GOOD: Funky Canadian duo Chromeo returns with their fourth and best yet. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: The overall vibe of Chromeo’s records may have shifted since the 2004 debut She’s In Control, but there have been...

Screens

Opening this week Guardians of the Galaxy Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel Blind Faith. Humble Pie. Power Station. The Honeydrippers. The Traveling Wilburys. These are what music fans call supergroups, glorified garage bands stuffed with more over-the-hill rock stars than an...

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